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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Describing and Classifying Polygons
Unit Number
5MA09
Course
Fifth Grade Math
Content Area
Math
Description
Students will learn two-dimensional figures are classified by their properties, and two-dimensional figures can fit into more than one category. Students will be able to identify and describe properties of two-dimensional figures more precisely.
Timeline
1.5 Week(s)
Enduring Understandings
Mathematicians make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Mathematicians reason abstractly and quantitatively.
Mathematicians construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
Mathematicians model with mathematics.
Mathematicians use appropriate tools strategically.
Mathematicians attend to precision.
Mathematicians look for and make use of structure
Mathematicians look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.






Essential Questions
How do students describe properties of polygons?
How do students classify figures in a hierarchy based on their properties?
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Standard
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Identify properties and relationships among angles or sides of triangles and four-sided figures.
  
  
Standard
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Understand that attributes belonging to a category of figures also belong to all subcategories.
  
Classify figures in a hierarchy based on properties.